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Wed, 17 Jan 2018 01:55:27 +0000
Ericsson announces SEK 14.2 billion write-down Impairment across Digital Services, Managed Services, and Networks including cancelled plans for transformation activities and technologies have resulted in a 14.2 billion SEK write-down for Ericsson.

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Wed, 17 Jan 2018 01:11:00 +0000
Google offers up IT support certificates The search engine giant has launched the Google IT Support Professional Certificate online program to prepare people for roles in IT support.

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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 23:02:00 +0000
Report: Apple supplier exposed workers to hazards, poor working conditions Catcher violated 14 of Apple's supplier-responsibility standards, according to China Labor Watch. The Apple supplier was previously found with violations in 2014.

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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 21:39:00 +0000
FCC chairman proposes $500 million in funding for rural broadband Rural digital divide: The additional funding would go to cooperatives and small rural carriers for broadband deployment.

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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 21:36:00 +0000
Amazon won't say if it hands your Echo data to the government The retail, cloud, and device giant stands as the least transparent of transparent tech companies.

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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 21:22:39 +0000
Add wireless charging to your phone for under $15 Want to charge like the cool kids do? It's surprisingly cheap and easy.

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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 20:59:42 +0000
Cryptocurrency comes with one colossal caveat: Remember the tulips If you’re considering jumping on the cryptocurrency bandwagon and gambling your hard earned cash, read this first.

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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 20:54:00 +0000
Lyft expands Concierge service to all businesses Now businesses of all sizes can book customers rides through Lyft.

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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 19:20:00 +0000
Here's how you can still get a free Windows 10 upgrade Microsoft's much-hyped free upgrade offer for Windows 10 ended in 2016, right? Not exactly. The GWX tool may be gone, but all the other upgrade tools still work, and the end result is an apparently valid digital license. But those offers could end soon.

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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 19:19:43 +0000
Microsoft's newest Windows Server test build adds new storage, failover clustering updates Microsoft's latest Windows Server Insider test build, 17074, adds new Storage Spaces Direct capabilities, among a couple of other new features.

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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 18:52:00 +0000
Windows 10 free upgrade: Today's your last chance to get it After several extensions to the deadline, 16th January is the last day for owners of Windows 7 and 8.1 to get a free upgrade under the "assistive technologies" offer.

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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 17:33:09 +0000
New Thrive app helps us avoid too much focus on our phones and lets us reconnect with life We are incredibly distracted by our smartphones. Fortunately a new app aims to help us to completely disconnect.

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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 17:18:57 +0000
Workday buys SkipFlag to bolster machine learning capabilities SkipFlag's platform functions as an AI knowledge base that builds itself from a company's internal communications.

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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 16:16:00 +0000
Opening banking data and APIs: Land of opportunity or Pandora's box? The EU directive PSD2 may not be as famous as GDPR, but its effects may be even more dramatically felt by financial institutions and anyone transacting with them.

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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 16:03:00 +0000
Startup Republic: How France reinvented itself for the 21st century by wooing entrepreneurs to Paris The City of Light is cutting through a long tradition of government bureaucracy to make it easy for global companies to launch in France. Steve Ranger went inside the phenomenon.

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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:44:00 +0000
Comcast: How customer experience drives product development The media giant's chief product officer talks with Michael Krigsman and digital transformation analyst, Brian Solis, about teams, metrics, data, AI, and Net Promoter Scores.

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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:48:53 +0000
Microsoft to add file restore to OneDrive for Business starting in late January Microsoft's latest new feature for its OneDrive for Business cloud storage service, as of late this month, will be able to restore all file types and even an entire OneDrive if files get corrupted, deleted or infected.

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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:41:00 +0000
Windows Meltdown-Spectre: Watch out for fake patches that spread malware Criminals have yet to exploit Meltdown and Spectre, but they're playing on users' uncertainties about the CPU flaws in their malware and phishing schemes.

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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:21:15 +0000
Garmin introduces $80 Vivofit 4 with one year battery life and color display One aspect that causes activity trackers to end up in the drawer is short battery life. Garmin achieves year long battery life with its latest tracker while including a small color display.

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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:19:00 +0000
Got a lot of SSDs and hard drives to erase? You need the StarTech 4-bay drive eraser If you have a huge backlog of hard drives or SSDs to erase, then you need a professional tool that is up to the job. Enter the StarTech 4-bay drive eraser.

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